Recent NewsBZS just misses out on award recognising use of drone technology
Monday, November 07, 2022
An island charity was shortlisted for an international award for its use of drone programming.
The Bermuda Zoological Society was nominated for a Drone Deploy Award for its use of Drone Deploy, an internet-based drone mapping programme.
BAMZ interns get hands-on experience in range of roles
Friday, October 21, 2022
Over the summer the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) had the privilege of affording a multitude of student summer positions at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo (BAMZ), through internship programme placements and volunteer opportunities. Within these roles the students were able to gain industry experience, explore the different areas of the facility, gain volunteer hours for their academic year, and acquire mentorships for their future within the industry of environmental studies and conservation.
Event to give young people a say in Blue Prosperity Plan
Friday, October 21, 2022
Young people were invited to provide input on how Bermuda can mitigate long-term threats such as climate change as part of a consultation on The Draft Blue Prosperity Plan.
We cannot give up hope, says turtle advocate
Friday, October 14, 2022
One of the highlights of the year for Gaëlle Roth is the Bermuda Turtle Project’s annual turtle round-up.
For two-weeks every August, D Roth, director of the project, scientists and conservation students, come together to capture, weigh, measure, examine, tag and release turtles in local waters.
Work of Bermuda scientists to be highlighted at New York event
Saturday, October 08, 2022
The Atlantic Conservation Partnership, a sister organisation to the Bermuda Zoological Society, in partnership with The Explorers Club NYC, will host Heart of the Sargasso Sea: Bermuda's Marine Conservation on October 13 at The Explorers Club headquarters.
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Published Oct 13, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Oct 13, 2018 at 8:02 am)
On display: Susan Moore Williams, Acting Postmaster General of Bermuda shows Lovitta Foggo, Minister for the Cabinet Office, the new display outside the General Post Office celebrating the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Bermuda Turtle Project
The Bermuda Post Office has marked the 50th anniversary of the Bermuda Turtle Project with a series of postal panels featuring special stamps.
The panels, on display on the Church Street side of the General Post Office in Hamilton, was unveiled by Lovitta Foggo, Minister for the Cabinet Office.
The Bermuda Turtle Project was launched in 1968 to study and protect sea turtles.
Scientists have examined and analysed information from more than 4,000 green turtles and 138 hawksbill turtles found in Bermuda’s inshore waters.
More than 1,500 green turtles have been tracked, creating one of the largest databanks in the world on growth rates, habitat use and movements of immature green turtles. The unveiling was timed to recognise World Post Day on Tuesday.